Lee Dong-gook

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Lee Dong-gook (Korean: 이동국, Korean pronunciation: [i.doŋ.ɡuk̚]; born 29 April 1979) is a South Korean former professional footballer who played as a striker. He is a record scorer in the K League 1, and had brief spells in Europe with Werder Bremen and Middlesbrough. He has earned 105 international caps for South Korea since 1998, scoring 33 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lee Dong-gook has received more than 1,194,049 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Lee Dong-gook is the 4,534th most popular soccer player (down from 3,984th in 2019), the 342nd most popular biography from South Korea (down from 83rd in 2019) and the 15th most popular South Korean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Lee Dong-gook ranks 4,534 out of 16,923Before him are Jean Beausejour, Luis Gabelo Conejo, Émerson Luiz Firmino, Yoshie Kasajima, Maurizio Ganz, and Héctor Bellerín. After him are Yuji Sakakura, Carlos Tenorio, Aziz Bouderbala, Dimas, Lars Eriksson, and Milton Cruz.

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Among people born in 1979, Lee Dong-gook ranks 229Before him are Fabián Carini, Mariya Gabriel, Ludovic Magnin, Andriy Nesmachniy, Sophie Monk, and Renato. After him are Carlos Tenorio, Dania Ramirez, Christina Koch, Antoaneta Stefanova, Daniel Jensen, and John Morrison.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Lee Dong-gook ranks 342 out of 774Before him are Na Hong-jin (1974), Jung Il-woo (1987), Kim So-yeon (1980), Yang Jung-mo (1953), Ryu Jun-yeol (1986), and Yoo Nam-kyu (1968). After him are Park Bo-young (1990), Kim Nam-il (1977), Lee Sung-min (1986), Choi Min-ho (1991), Yoo Ji-tae (1976), and Yoo In-na (1982).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In South Korea

Among soccer players born in South Korea, Lee Dong-gook ranks 15Before him are Kim Joo-sung (1966), Choi Kang-hee (1959), Ki Sung-yueng (1989), Park Chu-young (1985), Lee Chun-soo (1981), and Lee Jung-soo (1980). After him are Kim Nam-il (1977), Choi Yong-soo (1973), Shin Tae-yong (1970), Ha Seok-ju (1968), Lee Young-pyo (1977), and Ko Jeong-woon (1966).

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